Niche College Scholarship

The Thunderbirds Scholars Program

April 1, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

The Thunderbirds Scholars Program, established in 2019, offers an opportunity for students to attend one of three prestigious Arizona universities fully funded. This scholarship covers tuition, fees, room, and board for four years, along with providing mentorship through Education Forward Arizona and supporting enrichment activities like study abroad and internships.

Scholarship Details

  • Four-year, full-ride, renewable scholarship.
  • Must attend Arizona State University, University of Arizona, or Northern Arizona University.
  • The Thunderbirds Scholarship cover tuition, fees, room, and board; mentorship; and potential support for study abroad and internships.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a graduate from an Arizona high school or equivalent, with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Required to provide two letters of recommendation (academic and personal).
  • Plan to enroll as an incoming freshman in Fall at one of the specified universities.
  • The scholarship cannot be combined with other funds, except for needs-based federal financial aid.

Application Process

  1. Deadline for application is April 1st.
  2. Maintain full-time status and a minimum 3.5 GPA. Application for renewal required after the first award year.

Who Should Apply

Arizona high school graduates who are academically driven and seek to pursue higher education without the burden of financial constraints should consider applying. This program is ideal for those aiming for a comprehensive college experience at Arizona State University, University of Arizona, or Northern Arizona University, starting in the fall. Scholarship Search